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Why Gulfport Energy (GPOR) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

Gulfport Energy Corporation GPOR is a natural gas and crude oil producer that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.

These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on GPOR’s earnings for the coming quarter and year. In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Gulfport Energy could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for GPOR

In the past 30 days, three estimates have gone higher for Gulfport Energy while one has gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates increasing from 25 cents a share 30 days ago, to 28 cents today, a move of 12%.

Current Year Estimates for GPOR

Meanwhile, Gulfport Energy’s current year figures are also looking quite promising, with three estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, increasing from $1.23 per share 30 days ago to $1.32 per share today, an increase of 7.3%.

Gulfport Energy Corporation Price and Consensus

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 5.3% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So investors may definitely want to consider this Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock to profit in the near future. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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